[Biopython-dev] 2014 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2014) June 6 Registration Deadline, this Friday

Dave Clements clements at galaxyproject.org
Wed Jun 4 17:10:05 UTC 2014

Hello all,

Regular registration for the 2014 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2014,
https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014) closes this Friday, June 6.
 After that late registration is still open, but registration rates *go up

GCC2014 is all about high-throughput biology.  It's in Baltimore, from June
30 through July 2.  The full program is posted, and includes

   - Training Day
   <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/TrainingDay> - 15
   sessions on 12 topics in 5 parallel tracks with topics ranging from
   NGS data *to* Galaxy installation and administration*
   - 26 talks
   a keynote by Steven Salzberg, and 25 other talks by researchers and
   industry leaders
   - 25 Posters
   <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/Abstracts#Poster_Abstracts> -
   and counting - we still have space for a few more
   - Lightning Talks - Present your rsesarch in two fast paced sessions.
   - Birds-of-a-Feather <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/BoFs> -
   Gather with other researchers with common interests and challenges
(and propose
   your own area of interest)
   - The first ever GCC Hackathon

Please do let us know if you have any questions.  We would love to see you
in Baltimore.


Dave C

On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 3:21 PM, Dave Clements <clements at galaxyproject.org>

> *2014 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2014)
> <http://galaxyproject.org/GCC2014>*
>     http://galaxyproject.org/GCC2014
>     June 30 - July 2, 2014
>     Homewood Campus
> <http://webapps.jhu.edu/jhuniverse/information_about_hopkins/campuses/homewood_campus/>
>     Johns Hopkins University <http://jhu.edu/>
>     Baltimore, Maryland <http://visitors.baltimorecity.gov/>, United
> States
> ------
> The *2014 Galaxy Community Conference *(*GCC2014*,
> http://galaxyproject.org/GCC2014) features two full days of
> presentations, discussions, poster sessions, lightning talks and
> birds-of-a-feather, *all about data-intensive biology and the tools that
> support it*.  GCC2014 also includes a Training Day
> <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/TrainingDay> with five
> concurrent tracks and in-depth coverage of thirteen different topics.
> GCC2014 <http://galaxyproject.org/GCC2014> will be held at the Homewood
> Campus
> <http://webapps.jhu.edu/jhuniverse/information_about_hopkins/campuses/homewood_campus/>
>  of Johns Hopkins University <http://jhu.edu/>, in Baltimore, Maryland
> <http://visitors.baltimorecity.gov/>, United States, from June 30 through
> July 2, 2014.
> Galaxy <http://galaxyproject.org> is an easily extensible data
> integration and analysis platform for life sciences research that supports
> hundreds of bioinformatics analysis tools. Galaxy is open-source and can be
> locally installed or run on the cloud.  There are hundreds of local
> installs, and over 50 publicly accessible servers
> <http://wiki.galaxyproject.org/PublicGalaxyServers> around the world.
> *Early registration
> <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/Register>* is now open.
> Early combined registration (Training Day
> <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/TrainingDay> + main
> meeting) starts at $140 for post-docs and students. Registration is capped
> this year at 250 participants, *and we expect to hit that limit*.
> Registering early assures you a place at the conference and also a spot in
> the Training Day workshops you want to attend.
> You can also book affordable conference housing at the same time you
> register. See the conference Logistics page
> <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/Logistics> for details on
> this and other housing options.
> *Abstract submission
> <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/Abstracts>* for both oral
> presentations and posters is also open.  Abstract submission for oral
> presentations closes April 4, and poster submission closes April 25.  The *GigaScience
> <http://www.gigasciencejournal.com/>* "Galaxy: Data Intensive and
> Reproducible Research <http://www.gigasciencejournal.com/series/Galaxy>"
> series (announced for GCC2013) *is continuing to take submissions for
> this year's meeting and beyond. * BGI is also continuing to cover the
> article processing charges until the end of the year, and for more
> information see their latest update
> <http://blogs.biomedcentral.com/gigablog/2014/02/06/rewarding-reproducibility-first-papers-in-our-galaxy-series-utilizing-our-gigagalaxy-platform/>
> .
> Thanks, and hope to see you in Baltimore!
> The GCC2014 Organizing Committee
> <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/Organizers>
> --
> http://galaxyproject.org/
> http://getgalaxy.org/
> http://usegalaxy.org/
> http://wiki.galaxyproject.org/


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